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Specifications as made
This instrument extends the list of temporary visa classes which enable the holders of such visas to be eligible to access English courses through the AMEP.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 30 Jun 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Aug-2015
Tabled Senate10-Aug-2015
Date of repeal 16 Nov 2019
Repealed by Immigration (Education) (LIN 19/218: Temporary visa classes for eligibility for English Courses) Instrument 2019


Commonwealth of Australia


          Immigration (Education) Act 1971          





I, SIMON BIRMINGHAM, Assistant Minister for Education and Training, acting under subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Immigration (Education) Act 1971 (‘the Act’):


1.         REVOKE Instrument number IMMI 12/038 (F2012L01288), signed on 12 June 2012, specifying temporary visas for the purposes of subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Act; AND


2.         SPECIFY, for the purposes of subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Act, the following classes of temporary visas:


(a)                Bridging F (Class WF);

(b)               Business Skills (Provisional) (Class UR);

(c)                Business Skills (Provisional) (Class EB);

(d)               Interdependency (Provisional) (Class UG);

(e)                Partner (Provisional) (Class UF);

(f)                Partner (Temporary) (Class UK);

(g)                Resolution of Status (Temporary) (Class UH);

(h)               Safe Haven Enterprise (Class XE);

(i)                 Skilled – Designated Area-sponsored (Provisional) (Class UZ);

(j)                 Skilled – Independent Regional (Provisional) (Class UX);

(k)               Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Subclass 475);

(l)                 Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Subclass 487);

(m)             Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Subclass 489);

(n)               Temporary (Humanitarian Concern) (Class UO); and

(o)               Temporary Protection (Class XD).


This Instrument commences on 1 July 2015.




Dated      25 June 2015              Simon Birmingham   

Assistant Minister for Education and Training



 [NOTE:   Subparagraph 4A(a)(ii) of the Act provides that a person is eligible for English courses if he or she is in Australia and holds a temporary visa of a class specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister.]